What Kind of Lover Are You?

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The romantic

You love being in love. You may be swept away by your new lover's looks or other appealing physical attributes—and disappointed when they change over time.

Keep it healthy: Remember that true love doesn't recede with his hairline, and romance doesn't have to fade as the relationship matures. Plan dates, weekend getaways, or just-the-two-of-you vacations to rekindle the spark that ignited your relationship, suggests Pepper Schwartz, PhD, a sociology professor at the University of Washington in Seattle and relationship expert for Perfectmatch.com.

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